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English definition of “endorse”

endorse

verb [T] (US also indorse)     /ɪnˈdɔːs/
to state publicly that you approve of or support someone or something: endorse a decision/plan/proposal Federal safety regulators endorsed the company's decision to stop selling the product .be endorsed by sb/sth She has been endorsed by unions that represent nearly 4 million workers nationwide .endorse sb for sth The Commissioner praised the president and endorsed him for re-election . enthusiastically / strongly / vigorously endorse
MARKETING to appear in an advertisement saying that you use and like a product : The league prohibits players from endorsing products related to alcohol , tobacco , casinos , or gambling .be endorsed by sb The new contemporary womenswear range - endorsed by well-known actress Tania Mitchell - was launched this autumn .
BANKING to sign the back of a cheque , bill of exchange , etc. that has your name on it in order to give permission for it to be paid to someone else : To endorse a cheque the original payee just has to sign the back of the cheque and state the name of the person concerned .
INSURANCE to include a condition in an insurance agreement : The insurer can be asked to endorse the insurance certificate to confirm that driving in the performance of the employer's business is covered by the policy .
(Definition of endorse verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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